Lammars, Hilton Street. (c) manchestershortbreaks.
This was one of the first of the new bars in this area of town and is in the same ownership as the nearby Crown & Anchor and Barca in Castlefield. Despite its slightly out of the way location at the Piccadilly Basin end of the Northern Quarter, it has a good loyal client base and is regularly busy, and is even welcoming to less typical gents like ourselves, with friendly doorman who are actually pleased to see you. The bar itself is a chilled food-with-drinks place during the day and early evening, but then turns itself into a friendly vibrant place, with the average age group a bit older and slightly more discerning than most other Northern Quarter places. A lack of a real ale is really its only let down, though the Guinness was fine and pefectly palatable. Lammars is rightly one of the Manchester's most popular bars and along with near neighbours, Bar de Reve and Jackson's Warehouse, is worth looking up when on a night out with the missus, couples or groups of friends.
Lammars, Hilton Street. (c) manchesterbars.